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University of Guelph

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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A short one hour drive from Toronto, the University of Guelph offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees within the arts, sciences, engineering and business.

The University of Guelph is based in Guelph, otherwise known as the “City of Music”. This small Canadian town of about 133,000 people is home to some of the world’s best music festivals, and has a varied social scene.

The University of Guelph’s campus features exciting resources and facilities, including its Summerlee Science Complex, which is North America’s largest science teaching and research facility. Serving 150 faculty members and 4,500 students, it offers research and computer labs and a 12,000 square foot atrium. Engineering students can also enjoy a recently completed expansion to the Thornborough Building that has created more space for labs, shop space, design studios and a unique rooftop area for sustainability research.

Elsewhere on campus, the newly renovated MacDonald Hall for the College of Business and Economics boasts multiple student break-out rooms, open concept meeting spaces and multimedia focused classrooms that promote collaboration and teamwork.

According to research, the University of Guelph produces some of the most employable graduates, with 91.4% of graduates accepting a job offer within six months.

International scholarships worth up to US$8,500 are available on the basis of academic merit and need. Apply online here by March 1, 2018.

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This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
471-480
2016
501-550
2017
491-500
2018
  • 40.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 36.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 46.9
    International Faculty
4
2015
8
2016
6
2017
  • 88.8
    Overall Score
  • 83.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 92.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 66.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 97.2
    H-index Citations
201+
2017
301-500
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,082
International
198

Number of students

21,523
Postgraduate 11%
Undergraduate 87%

Number of international students

1,750
Postgraduate 30%
Undergraduate 70%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

97 Undergraduate Courses

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56 Postgraduate Courses

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